Weald & Downland Living Museum

from £1,100
A hidden gem nestled in the South Downs, this picture perfect spot is a beautiful setting for a romantic and intimate wedding day. Choosing the Weald & Downland Living Museum as your wedding venue will give you a rural backdrop unlike any other.
Overview
Pricing
from £1,100 to £5,250

The Downland Gridshell

  • Exclusive use of the Gridshell building Friday afternoon – Sunday morning
  • Large catering space with basic functional kitchen
  • Access to the entire museum for you and your guests on the day
  • 1 year joint adult membership activated the day after your wedding to celebrate your 1 year anniversary
  • A dedicated Wedding Coordinator as your point of contact
  • Prices start from £5,250 +VAT

Crawley Hall

  • Use of Crawley Hall 9am – 5pm
  • Discounted chair hire
  • Access to the entire museum on the day for you and your guests
  • Reserved parking
  • 1 year joint adult membership activated the day after your wedding to celebrate your 1 year anniversary
  • A dedicated Wedding Coordinator as your point of contact
  • Prices start from £1,100 +VAT

Greenways Field

The field can accommodate a marquee sized for up to 500 people

Facilities include:

  • Electricity and water
  • Car parking facilities
  • Access into the Museum
  • Prices start from £2,000 +VAT

West Sussex Wedding Package (up to 40 people)

  • Use of Crawley Hall 9am – 5pm
  • Discounted chair hire
  • Access to the entire museum on the day for you and your guests
  • Reserved parking
  • 1 year joint adult membership activated the day after your wedding to celebrate your 1 year anniversary
  • A dedicated Wedding Coordinator as your point of contact
  • Prices start from £70pp
For a personal quote please contact the venue and mention Coco
Need To Know
  • Ceremony Capacity : 50 - 180
  • Dinner Capacity : 180
  • Standing Capacity : 180
  • Licensed for Marriage : Yes
  • Catering : Couple's choice
  • Bar : Couple's choice
  • Accommodation : No
  • Child Friendly : Yes
  • Pets Welcome : Yes
  • Late License : 11.30pm
  • Exclusivity : No
  • Disabled Facilities : Yes
Contact Details
Weald & Downland Living Museum
Town Lane
Singleton
Chichester
PO18 0EU
About

The Setting

Located within the rolling hills of the South Downs National Park, this picturesque 40 acre site is a venue like no other. The Museum’s grounds offer an atmosphere of quiet tranquility and are peppered with fascinating historic buildings, woodland areas, grazing farm animals and a beautiful mill pond. This authentic setting combined with limited availability makes for a unique and exclusive wedding venue, perfect for couples after something a little different.

The Vibe

Relaxed and rural, the Weald & Downland Living Museum is a venue for those after something extraordinary for their wedding day. The surrounding rolling countryside, historic setting, tranquil atmosphere and unique spaces come together to offer couples an enchanting venue for their big day.

As part of your wedding day at the Weald & Downland Living Museum, you and your guests have access to the entire Museum and you will also receive a one-year joint adult membership so you can visit throughout the year and relive those special memories.

The Downland Gridshell

The first building of its kind to be built in the UK, the Gridshell is a unique and exquisite setting for both civil ceremonies and receptions of up to 180 people.

With its shell-like shape made from solid oak, the Downland Gridshell is an architecturally awe-inspiring and dramatic building that is surrounded by peaceful and beautiful woodland. Each year the Museum releases a limited number of dates to give couples the opportunity to use this incredible space for their wedding ceremony and reception, making the Gridshell a truly one-of-a-kind backdrop for your special day.

Crawley Hall

Situated in the heart of the Museum’s medieval market square and surrounded by cobbled paths and historic buildings, this charming timber-framed barn is an ideal choice for more intimate wedding celebrations. Licensed for civil ceremonies, Crawley Hall can host parties of up to 50 guests followed by an informal buffet reception or picnic.

You can also opt for the Museum’s special West Sussex Wedding Package, which includes mouth-watering grazing hampers featuring lots of local flavours and produce, carefully sourced from the surrounding region. From locally produced sparkling wine, Sussex cheese and homemade scones to the fruit and meat which comes from local businesses.

Greenways Field

The Greenways Field is a completely blank canvas for those looking for a marquee-style wedding. Nestled in amongst the sublime countryside setting with the Museum in the backdrop, it offers an idyllic and tranquil setting for your celebrations.

from £1,100